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Roger A. Moss

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POB 10476
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110


Description of Practice

This Mediator is Certified
I offer flexible, affordable services including online dispute resolution, mediation, facilitation, and negotiation consulting in real estate, landlord tenant, commercial leasing disputes; family business and nonprofits; workplace conflict driven by addiction and behavioral health issues.

Professional Background

As Mediation Counsel for the Conflict Intervention Service of the Bar Association of San Francisco, I manage a pilot project intended to reduce evictions in San Francisco’s supportive housing communities. For many years I worked in the commercial real estate industry in negotiation and executive roles. I managed landlord tenant conflict in the nation’s most culturally diverse environments, including San Francisco, Manhattan, Los Angeles, and Honolulu. Since 2012, my private practice has focused on mediation, negotiation consulting, and ADR project management. I co-founded the Napa Mediation Center and established a mediation panel for the King County Bar Association, before joining the CIS initiative.


30+ years negotiation, conflict engagement, and strategic planning experience from Manhattan to Honolulu. I am an authentic expert in managing the landlord tenant relationship in any context.


  • JD, UC Hastings College of the Law.
  • BA, UC Berkeley, Phi Beta Kappa


Dates    Trainer(s)    Title   
1985    UC Hastings College of the Law    Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 125+
1991-2001    ICSC     Commercial Landlord Tenant Disputes 35+
2012-2015    UC Hastings College of the Law    Advanced Negotiation 8+
2013    Stephen Rosenberg Meditation    Basic Mediation 40
2013    Office of the DA, Yolo County    Restorative Justice Clinic 12
2014    Multiple Providers    12+
2015    Multiple Providers    12+
2016    BASF, KCBA, WSBA    12+


Transformative, evaluative, and facilitative techniques inform my practice. I am an empathic listener who helps parties find their voices, while offering lateral thinking and strategic perspective when needed.

Opportunity lurks in calamity, and I work hard to surface creative solutions to nettlesome problems. Most of my cases involve relational conflict more than discrete disputes, and I often utilize online tools. I negotiate by installment and spend substantial time privately with parties, leading them to common high ground by telephone, video conference, and email. This approach is often less expensive than traditional mediation, and produces superior, more satisfying results for the parties.


Services are provided on a fixed fee basis, with sliding scale fees and hourly rates available on a case-by-case basis. Please see my website for details.

Areas of Practice

  • Boundary Disputes
  • Business
  • Commercial
  • Family
  • General
  • Landlord - Tenant
  • Online Mediation
  • Organizational
  • Real Estate
  • Workplace

Professional Services

  • Mediator
  • Systems Designer
  • Mediator-Arbitrator
  • Mediation Consultant
  • Staff Developer
  • Ombudsperson
  • Strategic Planning
  • Mediating Lawyer
  • Facilitator
  • Online Mediator

References available upon request.

This dispute resolution professional keeps liability insurance.